14 Total Quotes

Bobby Seale Quotes

Bobby Seale
You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.
Bobby Seale
#American Activist #Racism

Bobby Seale
A people who have suffered so much for so long at hands of a racist society must draw the line somewhere. . . . the black communities of America must rise up as one man to halt the progression of a trend that leads inevitably to their total destruction.
Bobby Seale
#People

Bobby Seale
We don't hate nobody because of their color. We hate oppression!
Bobby Seale
#Hate

Bobby Seale
We were not talking about the average white person: we was talking about the corporate money rich and the racist jive politicians and the lackeys, as we used to call them, for the government who perpetuate all this exploitation and racism.
Bobby Seale
#Money

Bobby Seale
We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us.
Bobby Seale
#American Activist #Hero

Bobby Seale
They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines.
Bobby Seale
#American Activist #Revolution

Bobby Seale
You can jail a revolutionary, but you cannot jail the revolution.
Bobby Seale
#Revolution

Bobby Seale
On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn't observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer.
Bobby Seale
#American Activist

Bobby Seale
Marxist-Leninism per se was really a latter development: not until 1968 that we really considered the Red Book required reading.
Bobby Seale
#Books And Reading

Bobby Seale
The first point was we wanted power to determine our own destiny in our own black community. And what we had done is, we wanted to write a program that was straightforward to the people. We didn't want to give a long dissertation.
Bobby Seale
#American Activist #Community